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2 years ago | January 31, 2018

Kenya’s Raila Odinga swears self as president

NAIROBI. — Kenyan authorities suspended television and radio stations yesterday as supporters of opposition leader Raila ...

2 years ago | November 19, 2017

High praise for ZDF in SA

Pretoria — Zimbabweans gathered in Pretoria on Saturday to demand the removal of President Mugabe praised their ...

Da Vinci painting sells for US$450m

A 500-year-old painting believed to be by Leonardo da Vinci has sold for US$450,3 million in New York, blazing a new ...

Trump reverses Zim elephants plan

Matt Pearce In a surprise move, the Trump administration will suspend its recent decision to allow hunters to bring ...

Funeral for 26 Nigerian drowning victims

Salerno — Italy held a mass funeral on Friday for 26 young Nigerian women who drowned while trying to cross the ...

Zuma backs the people

South African President Jacob Zuma said on Saturday the African region was committed to supporting “the people of ...

Belgium seeks Catalonia leader exit

A prosecutor has requested the former Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont be extradited to Spain.

2 years ago | November 12, 2017

Love thy orphan

Romans were the first people to start orphanages in 400 AD.

Vatican ceases to sell cigarettes

CONCERNED by the damage caused by smoking, Pope Francis has banned the sale of cigarettes in Vatican City State.

93-year-old wins mayoral race

Vito Perillo, a 93-year-old World War II veteran, pulled off a big upset win last week ousting the incumbent mayor of a ...

2 years ago | October 18, 2017

China’s GDP rises

China’s GDP rose from 54 trillion to 80 trillion yuan (about 12.1 trillion U.S. dollars) over the past five years, ...

2 years ago | June 11, 2017

Theresa May threatened with ouster after loss

Furious Tory MPs last Friday threatened to oust Theresa May within six months after her disastrous election campaign.

2 years ago | April 16, 2017

Rwanda adds peat to energy mix

Lydia Cole RWANDA recently celebrated the opening of its first peat-fired power plant at Gishoma in the far west of the ...

3 years ago | January 15, 2017

Samsung boss summoned in bribery probe

SPECIAL prosecutors called Samsung Electronics Co. Vice Chairman Jay Y. Lee for questioning as a suspect in a bribery ...